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Install Liferay over a MySQL Database

With this post I will share how to get started with Liferay Portal including initial configurations and login.

Environment: Linux

Pre-requisites :

MySQL installation (Refer this post for steps to install MySQL)Java 1.6 or above
Let's download the Liferay pack from here.

I got the Community Edition of bundle with Tomcat.

Extract it to a folder of your choice, let's call the extracted folder LR_HOME. Ok, the resources are ready.. Let's go..

MySQL Login to MySQL. If you just installed following command will do.

mysql -uroot -p
Enter the password (default root).

Create database to be used for Liferay.

create database lportal;
Create user for Liferay.
create user 'lr_user'@'localhost' identified by 'user123';

Give access to the created database for this user.
grant all privileges on lportal.* to 'lr_user'@'localhost' with grant option;
Mysql work is over now. Let's go to Liferay.

LifeRay Go to LR_HOME.
Inside LR_HOME create file with the …